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History has credited Thomas Edison with the invention of the light bulb, but fewer people know about Lewis Latimer‘s innovations toward its development. Until Latimer’s process for making carbon filament, Edison’s light bulbs would only burn for a few minutes. Latimer’s filament burned for several hours.
Teresa Graves, the actress best known as the star of Get Christie Love! Teresa Graves (January 10, 1948 – October 10, 2002) was an American actress and singer. As the star of Get Christie Love!, Graves is credited as being the first African-American woman to star in her own hour-long drama television series.[